Assistance

Huntington Commits $150,000 to Help Residents in Aftermath of Great Lakes Bay Region Flooding

Friday, May 22, 2020 - 10:08pm

We empathize with the Great Lakes Bay Region, which has experienced tremendous devastation due to the historic flooding this week," said Greg Viener, president of Huntington's Mid-Michigan region.

Key Points: 
  • We empathize with the Great Lakes Bay Region, which has experienced tremendous devastation due to the historic flooding this week," said Greg Viener, president of Huntington's Mid-Michigan region.
  • Huntington also announced several immediate financial-relief measures to alleviate economic hardship experienced by its customers in the Great Lakes Bay Region affected by flooding in the Great Lakes Bay Region.
  • Customers in need of financial assistance may visit Huntington branches with drive-thrus across the Great Lakes Bay Region, and they also may contact Huntington at 1-800-480-BANK (2265) to speak with a customer service representative about products or programs that are available.
  • Additionally, Huntington has established programs in place to help consumers navigate financial uncertainty:
    Homeowner Payment Help: Huntington can help customers needing assistance in making mortgage loan payments.

NMHC Calls on Lawmakers to Provide Direct Financial Assistance to Renters

Friday, March 13, 2020 - 6:37pm

NMHC and our member firms are committed to supporting residents who are impacted by COVID-19 and need assistance with their housing costs.

Key Points: 
  • NMHC and our member firms are committed to supporting residents who are impacted by COVID-19 and need assistance with their housing costs.
  • NMHC believes it is critical that, given the scale of the challenge, the federal government step in and provide short-term financial assistance to renters facing layoffs or lengthy periods without a paycheck.
  • As Brookings Institution Metropolitan Policy Program Fellow Jenny Schuetz wrote on Thursday:
    Short-term financial assistance would help poor families continue paying rent and buying food until the broader economy stabilizes.
  • NMHC provides a forum for insight, advocacy and action that enables both members and the communities they help build to thrive.

Brands that Give Back: Baked With Love - A Young Denver Resident Battling Brain Cancer Inspires Bobo's Second "There With Care" Bar

Monday, March 2, 2020 - 1:16pm

The "There With Care Chocolate Almond Brownie Bar" was created by Nora at the brand's Boulder, CO bakery, driven by her love of chocolate and selected from a collection of signature mixes.

Key Points: 
  • The "There With Care Chocolate Almond Brownie Bar" was created by Nora at the brand's Boulder, CO bakery, driven by her love of chocolate and selected from a collection of signature mixes.
  • "We were touched when we heard Nora's story and knew we had to do something to help," said T.J. McIntyre, CEO at Bobo's.
  • We hope everyone will support the organization and their powerful mission, our goal is to work together to drive awareness."
  • "We are blessed to have had the assistance of There With Care throughout Nora's battle," said Caroline the mother of Nora.

The Assistance Fund Opens New Program for Porphyria

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 7:00pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Assistance Fund (TAF), an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today announced the launch of a new financial assistance program for people living with porphyria.

Key Points: 
  • ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Assistance Fund (TAF), an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today announced the launch of a new financial assistance program for people living with porphyria.
  • "Thanks to our generous donors, TAF's new Porphyria Financial Assistance Program will allow people living with porphyria to manage their symptoms without the worry of how they will pay for their treatment."
  • The Assistance Fund is an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs by providing financial assistance for their copayments, coinsurance, deductibles and other health-related expenses.
  • To learn more about The Assistance Fund, or for information on how to donate, please visit tafcares.org .

The Assistance Fund Opens New Program for Cystinosis

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 6:00pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Assistance Fund, an independent, charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today announced the launch of a new financial assistance program for people living with cystinosis.

Key Points: 
  • ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Assistance Fund, an independent, charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today announced the launch of a new financial assistance program for people living with cystinosis.
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    "The out-of-pocket costs associated with a cystinosis diagnosis are challenging for our patient community," said Mark P. McGreevy, President and CEO of The Assistance Fund.
  • The Assistance Fund is an independent, charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs by providing financial assistance for their copayments, coinsurance, deductibles and other health-related expenses.
  • To learn more about The Assistance Fund, or for information on how to donate, please visit tafcares.org .

ARC Europe & HERE Mobility Join Forces to Pilot MaaS Solutions in Smart Roadside Assistance Services

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 8:00am

BRUSSELS, Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Anticipating future customer demand for the digitalization of mobility services, ARC Europe and HERE Mobility are partnering to offerMobility as a Service (MaaS) solutions in the context of roadside assistance.

Key Points: 
  • BRUSSELS, Nov. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Anticipating future customer demand for the digitalization of mobility services, ARC Europe and HERE Mobility are partnering to offerMobility as a Service (MaaS) solutions in the context of roadside assistance.
  • Following the successful launch of the Smart Roadside Assistance (RSA) services to major OEMS in the European market, ARC Europe is taking the lead in integrating MaaS solutions in its digital assistance ecosystem.
  • ARC Europe group aims to provide its digital ecosystem a simple and seamless pan European MaaS user experience, which will complement the Digital Roadside Assistance process.
  • ARC Europe Group is the largest supplier of B2B roadside assistance services in Europe with an outstanding network in more than 40 European countries.

Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency Financial Assistance Program Launched by The Assistance Fund

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 2:30pm

The Assistance Fund, an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today announced the launch of a new financial assistance program for individuals living with Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency.

Key Points: 
  • The Assistance Fund, an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today announced the launch of a new financial assistance program for individuals living with Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency.
  • An ultra-rare, chronic, progressive disorder, Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency (LAL-D) is caused by abnormalities in the LIPA gene, which is responsible for the bodys ability to produce the lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) enzyme.
  • The Assistance Fund is an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs by providing financial assistance for their copayments, coinsurance, deductibles and other health-related expenses.
  • The Assistance Fund currently manages more than 50 programs each of which covers the FDA-approved medications that treat a specific disease.

Eligible Individuals with Hypophosphatasia to Receive Financial Assistance from The Assistance Fund

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 - 3:30pm

The Assistance Fund, an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today announced the opening of a new financial assistance program for Hypophosphatasia.

Key Points: 
  • The Assistance Fund, an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs, today announced the opening of a new financial assistance program for Hypophosphatasia.
  • We are honored to now be another pillar of support for those living with this disorder through our financial assistance program.
  • The Assistance Fund is an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs by providing financial assistance for their copayments, coinsurance, deductibles and other health-related expenses.
  • The Assistance Fund currently manages more than 50 programs each of which covers the FDA-approved medications that treat a specific disease.

The Assistance Fund Announces New Financial Assistance Program for Individuals with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 3:15pm

The Assistance Fund, an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high out-of-pocket medical costs, today announced the launch of a new financial assistance program for individuals living with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH).

Key Points: 
  • The Assistance Fund, an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high out-of-pocket medical costs, today announced the launch of a new financial assistance program for individuals living with Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH).
  • At The Assistance Fund, it is important for us to recognize and support those living with rare and ultra-rare conditions like PNH.
  • The Assistance Fund is an independent charitable patient assistance foundation that helps patients and families facing high medical out-of-pocket costs by providing financial assistance for their copayments, coinsurance, deductibles and other health-related expenses.
  • The Assistance Fund currently manages more than 50 programs each of which covers the FDA-approved medications that treat a specific disease.

HONK Technologies, the Platform Connecting Drivers, Towing Professionals and Insurers, Raises $18M to Expand Coverage and Service Offerings

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 2:30pm

HONK will use the new funds to accelerate its technology leadership; expand its network of more than 75,000 towing and roadside service providers; deepen its platform services for insurers, fleet managers and manufacturers; and broaden its service offerings to drivers.

Key Points: 
  • HONK will use the new funds to accelerate its technology leadership; expand its network of more than 75,000 towing and roadside service providers; deepen its platform services for insurers, fleet managers and manufacturers; and broaden its service offerings to drivers.
  • "We created HONK to fix what has been a long-standing, nearly universally terrible experience: getting stuck in your car on the side of the road.
  • HONK has revolutionized the roadside assistance marketplace by using mobile technology to dispatch nearby service vehicles to stranded drivers in half the time with higher service quality, while improving utilization and providing faster payment for towing professionals," said Corey Brundage, CEO, HONK Technologies.
  • HONK connects motorists in need with high-quality towing service professionals through its unique platform that combines both advanced technology and expert human assistance.